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Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

18th Wisconsin Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
18th Wisconsin Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here at 9 a.m. April 6, 1862. It retired to Prentiss' third position where it was again engaged.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 229.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 7.43′ N, 88° 20.204′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road, 0.2 miles south of Peabody Road, on the left when traveling south. 330 yards northeast of northeast corner of Spain's Field. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Girardey's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 61st Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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